A supernova may have triggered a mass extinction on Earth 359 million years ago

Aug 24, 2020
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"(though, there is not yet a potential candidate for a star in this range that died 359 million years ago)"
No candidates but we still have an election.
 
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Jul 27, 2020
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"(though, there is not yet a potential candidate for a star in this range that died 359 million years ago)"
It might seem unlikely that such a candidate would be found 359 million years later. The solar system orbits the galaxy about once every 230 million years or so. The remnant of a supernova that might have caused such an event would not likely co-orbit with the sun after all this time.
 

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